The Middle (season 5) - Wikipedia
Axl Redford Heck (Born ) is a character that features in The Middle. Fall"), after realizing that neither of their parents approved, they made the hasty and. The fifth season of the television comedy series The Middle began airing on September 25, The show features Frances "Frankie" Heck (Patricia Heaton), a working-class, Midwestern woman married to Mike They are the parents of three children, Axl (Charlie McDermott), Sue (Eden Sher), and Brick (Atticus Shaffer). Cassidy Finch is a smart and quite cynical person, but she is friendly and has a good heart. She was Axl's tutor in season 4, when Axl realised he might not get into college by playing football after Sue runs over his foot Mother: Mrs. Finch.
Whatever the two were about to talk about next was interrupted when extremely cold water rained down on them. They shrieked and stood up. Axl glared at his father. We were just talking! Don't worry about it. She liked her boyfriend's father despite the fact that he kept spraying them with the hose.
It wasn't the first nor the last time Mike would use the hose method to interrupt them that summer. Axl and Cassidy had a lot of fun, though. She was going to start in a few days. I'm so lucky to even get this in the first place. And the money is actually pretty good, which surprised me. But I'm happy about this.
They had moved in together two years earlier. So how's your mom doing? I haven't seen her in a while. If they didn't get along, the family gatherings would not go as well as they always did. We're actually planning a trip to Florida for the winter, just us girls. Do you want to go? She wanted me to ask. I'll have to think about it, see if we can afford a trip like that. They ended up having a great time that night and snuggled up next to the fire.
It was a good, fun day. She still had a little trouble believing that she and Axl were getting married. They had been heading in this direction for the past six years, but Cassidy honestly hadn't expected a proposal until he got down on one knee on their anniversary.
So where is everybody? Trivia Thirty-two is Axl's number in the football and baseball team. His favorite color is green. He likes donut holes. He is Mike's favorite child. He attended summer school. He is shown to care about Frankie helped her when she went back to school. He loves bananas and poles. He is always in his boxers when he's at home.
During the summer when he was a lifeguard, he stayed in his boxers and went barefoot the entire summer. He was once suspended from school and was forced to work at the quarry as punishment. Although he is often mean to Sue, he's shown from time to time that he really does love her too.
His first girlfriend, Morgan, broke up with him five times. He is often sitting on the couch in front of the TV. Many times he is seen watching TV with only in his boxers. When Axl asks how she knew he was leaving, Ashley creepily replies she will "always know" what's going on with him.
Ruth Grace Bannon, introduced in season 3 is a member of Sue's wrestlerette team, depicted as an extreme religious conservative, often referencing "the rapture". Unlike the other wrestlerettes, Ruth wears an ankle-length skirt. After graduation, she loses contact with Sue.
Becky Jessica Marie Garcia, introduced in season 3 is a rough-and-tumble member of Sue's wrestlerette team. She is a troublemaker and always tries to solve the rivalry with the cheerleaders with a fight.
Lexie Brooks Daniela Bobadillaseasons is Sue's college classmate who, like Sue, fails to get accepted by any sororities at the school. She later becomes Sue's dorm mate and best friend. She loves horses, and her family is rich. In the season 8 episode "Hoosier Maid", Lexie realizes she likes Axl, after denying his implications for several weeks.
Because Axl is with April, she does not act on her feelings. However, after one date with Sean Donahue, Lexie tells Sue she thinks she wants more of a "bad boy". She ultimately reveals to Sue that she really really likes Axl in the season 8 episode "Swing and a Miss".
Axl returns her feelings by kissing her in "The Par-Tay". They date in secret in "The Confirmation" and then by the end of the episode, their relationship is public knowledge. In "The Final Final", they're shown to be happily together. They said their first "I Love You's" in "Mommapalooza". In this same episode, Lexie is annoyed that Axl will not let her spend frivolously on their dates, only to later learn that her parents cut her off to teach her responsibility.
In season 9's "Great Heckspectations", Lexie is shown to be working as a waitress at a steak restaurant, apparently her first-ever job. In the future, she and Axl get married and have three boys that behave similar to himself as a teenager and a 4th child on the way together.
Brick's friends[ edit ] Zack Andrew J. Fishman, introduced in season 1 is Brick's friend from the socially challenged class. He has a tendency to behave like a cat, meowing and wearing oven mitts. After season 4, Zack does not appear until making a cameo in the season 9 episode "Great Heckspectations", when it is revealed that he is fully cured of OCDs.
Scott Aidan Potter, introduced in season 1 is Brick's friend from the socially challenged class. He only eats red foods and has bouts of anxiety with another colors. After season 4, he does not appear until making a cameo in the season 9 episode "Great Heckspectations", when it is revealed that he is fully cured of OCDs. Henry Bryce Hurless in season ; Cameron Gellman in season 9; introduced in season 1 is Brick's friend from the socially challenged class.
He has a tendency to speak shouting and knock everything down. Theo Jake Netter, introduced in season 1 is Brick's friend from the socially challenged class. He can not hold his bladder and needs to go to the bathroom every moment. After season 4, he does not appear. Corey Mason Cookintroduced in season 1 is Brick's friend from the socially challenged class. He is complexed with her socks, which can not be misaligned or sweaty, because this can make her freak.
Arlo Nick Shafer, introduced in season 2 is a friend Brick meets during the second season. He has an obsession with keeping everything on a schedule and takes frequent and lengthy bathroom breaks in the episode "Mother's Day II" when he is accompanying the Hecks to Brown County. He appears only in season two. Cynthia "Cindy" Violet Hornberger[ citation needed ] Casey Burke, seasons is a classmate of Brick's who becomes his pseudo-girlfriend in season 6.
Though she stands taller than Brick, she seems as quirky as he is. She always wears a safari hat, her facial expression shows no emotion, and, since she finds Brick's missing shoe in her first appearance, it is heavily implied that the character is named for Cinderella. Cindy is very brief and direct in her communication.
She has stated in multiple episodes that her favorite food is shrimp. Cindy's flaky parents are introduced in the season 7 episode "Crushed", when they ask the Hecks for a significant loan to save their house from foreclosure.
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The Hecks are not able to help, forcing Cindy's family to move in with her grandparents. This seemingly ends her relationship with Brick, until it is shown that her grandparents live only a block away. In season 8's "The Final Final", Brick is elated to learn that Cindy's doctor told her she has likely stopped growing.
Cindy and Brick briefly break up early in season 9, but are back together as of the episode "The th". Cindy is finally shown without her hat in season 9's "Great Heckspectations", stating her mother forbade her from wearing a hat to the prom.
The series finale has a flash-forward about Brick's future career, but does not mention if he stays with Cindy. Troy Jovan Armand, introduced in season 7 is Brick's large classmate who initially protects him from school bullies, then later becomes his friend. Axl's love interests[ edit ] Courtney and Debbie Brittany Ross and Natalie Landerintroduced in season 3 are airheaded, think-alike cheerleaders in Axl and Sue's high school who date Axl as one.
Because the two are inseparable, Axl struggles to figure out which one is his real girlfriend and which one is just hanging out with the other.
He makes a calculated guess that Courtney is his girlfriend and kisses her, which causes both girls to slap him and break up with him. They perpetually overlook Sue, often thinking she is a new exchange student, and later calling her a freshman during her senior year.
In season 7, it is revealed that Courtney and Debbie are assistant cheerleading coaches at Orson High, and that they no longer like each other. Cassidy Finch Galadriel Stinemanintroduced in season 4 is Axl's girlfriend in his senior year of high school.
She met Axl when he was trying to boost his grades and needed a tutor. They did not get along very well in their first session, but then Axl kissed her and soon found out she had a boyfriend. She later broke up with her old boyfriend to be with Axl. Late in season 4, Cassidy's ex-boyfriend returns, putting tension between Axl and Cassidy for a while before they come back together.
They break up in the episode "Hallelujah Hoedown", after Cassidy reveals she is going away in three weeks for an internship program and that they will be in different colleges come September.
They begin speaking again in "The Award" season 5after Cassidy leaves an embarrassing message on Axl's voicemail. After a brief reconnection during spring break, Cassidy breaks up with Axl again, saying it is not fair to either of them to pursue a relationship while being miles apart. Devin Levin Gia Mantegnaseasons is a relative of Frankie's hairdresser who was only an acquaintance of Axl's in the past.
In season 6, he notices how she has blossomed and that they share many interests, and they begin dating. The two briefly break up when Devin notices that Axl still has her listed as "Uggo from Idaho" in his cell phone contacts, but they get back together later on.
Early in season 7, they break up again, each agreeing they should see other people during their college years. April Greer Grammerseason 8 is Axl's love interest, whom he meets offscreen between seasons 7 and 8. April is beautiful and sweet, but not very smart.
Frankie immediately tells Axl he can do better, causing a rift between mother and son. Mike initially likes April, but later has a conversation with Axl in which he calls her "dumb as a box of hammers". Defiant, Axl marries April in a civil service.